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Jan 2, 2013 10:00pm PST
counts. shame on you! shame on congress! >> reporter: super storm sandy caused over $36 billion in damage in new jersey. governor christie says he was insured by congressional leaders that the aid package will be put before a vote. but speaker boehner pulled the legislation. >> disaster relief is something you don't play games with. >> do you feel betrayed? >> yes. if the people of new jersey feel betrayed today by those who did this in the house last night, they have good company. i'm with them. >> reporter: boehner says he pulled the bill because of scheduling problems. some members of congress question how the $60 billion aid package would be spent. new york congressman peter king, a republican, would have none of it. >> congressional republicans never have any trouble finding new york city or new york when it comes to raising money. this is a 2-way street. and if they're not going to help us, why should we even think of helping them? >> reporter: this afternoon it was announced they would vote friday on funding for flood insurance. but a vote on the bulk. the aid has been pushe
Dec 30, 2012 8:30am PST
year's top stories. >> reporter: a gunman stormed sandy hook elementary school in newtown, connecticut, and began firing. when it was over, six adults and 20 first graders were dead. >> they just babies. they shouldn't be taken away from their mother and father. >> reporter: the shooter, 20- year-old adam lanza, killed himself. it was the second deadliest school shooting in u.s. history. in july, a man opened fire during the mid-night premier of the new bat man movie in colorado. >> straight from the ceiling and took a gun and pointed it straight to my face. >> reporter: prosecutors say james holmes killed 12 people wounding 58 others. the shooting death of an unarmed florida teenager sparked protest around the country. >> no justice. >> reporter: neighborhood watchman george zimmerman argued he shot 17-year-old troy a von martin in self-defense but prosecutors eventually charged him with murder. a judge sentenced jared loughner to seven terms of life and he plead guilty to attempted murder. superstorm sandy slammed into the new york city area and left thousands homeless long the east
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